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Lions secure massive grant for Good Samaritan

 

   KnowPickens.com / Photo Lions 18L District Governor Leslie Miller, Lions Club President Ken Austin and Willie Alexander LCIF Representative for Lions District 18L (Atlanta Metro Club) presented the check to the following representatives of Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center: Dr. Gilbert James, Optometrist and head of the Vision Clinic, Melinda Smith, director of development, Lois Bryant, NP and chairman of the board, and Tammy Sorrells, chief financial officer. Margo Austin who served on the Capital Campaign representing the Lions Club looks on. Not pictured is Ed Harshbarger, Georgia State Representative to LCIF.

     On February 23rd, the Jasper Lions Club completed a project at least three years in the making. The civic organization presented a $90,000 check to the Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center for their Vision Clinic. This grant was made possible by the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF), the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International. 

County has new 24/7 dropbox for tax payments

Pickens County Tax Commissioner Darrin Satterfield, right, and the office’s delinquent tax manager Daniel Reeves show off the new dropbox. 

In an effort to provide an extra level of convenience, the Pickens County government has installed a drop box outside their main office for after-hours tax payments. 

Pickens County Tax Commissioner Darrin Satterfield said the move was made in response to high demand from the public. 

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